November Investor Office Hours @ WESST
Nov
5
3:00 PM15:00

November Investor Office Hours @ WESST

New Mexico Angels & NMA Ventures Office Hours at WESST Albuquerque

Not sure what it means to take investment? What’s the difference between Angels and VC’s? Have a great idea for a start-up and not sure where to find funding? Come talk to us! We can help you figure out your options, or we can just chat about your cool ideas. Members of the New Mexico Angels and NMA Ventures will be in attendance to bounce ideas off of and to answer your questions.

NM Angel Office Hours will be held at WESST every first Monday of the month from 3pm – 5pm. No reservation is necessary – first come, first serve. WESST staff will be available to answer basic questions about starting or growing a business.

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NMBio’s Knowledge Fair & Expo
Oct
29
8:00 AM08:00

NMBio’s Knowledge Fair & Expo

NMBio’s Knowledge Fair & Expo

Join us on October 29 at CNM’s Training Center in Albuquerque for NMBio’s second annual Knowledge Fair & Expo. The event will be held from 8 am to 4:30 pm.


The Expo will attract entrepreneurs, research scientists, business executives, venture capitalists, angel investors, thought leaders, tech transfer specialists, economic development professionals, journalists, and academic leaders.

Attendees from Las Cruces to Los Alamos will have the opportunity to meet leaders of established and startup bioscience companies, suppliers, service providers, and innovators! Exhibitors and attendees alike will be able to make strategic connections, establish new collaborations, socialize with industry colleagues, and discover companies working on cutting edge research and bringing new products to market.

The speakers that we’re recruiting will explore the current economic and political climate for the state bioscience sector, discuss how we can develop and retain a talent pipeline that will meet the future needs of our growing and maturing life science companies, and instruct our startups and small businesses on how they can access traditional as well as new sources of capital.

Tickets for NMBio and NM Technology Council members are $45; the fee for non-members is $65.

The cost to exhibit for members is $300; the fee for non-members is $500. Exhibitors will receive three passes to the event.

Sponsorships range from $1,000 to $5,000.
 

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Marketing Essentials at WESST
Aug
14
to Aug 28

Marketing Essentials at WESST

Session One – Intro to Marketing (8/14/18): Intro to Marketing provides an overview of marketing concepts, strategy and activities for small businesses, including customer persona development.

Session Two – Building a Brand (8/21/18): Building a Brand provides an introduction to marketing plans, advertising promotional mixes, and lays a foundation and method for building your brand, with a special focus on crafting an effective mission statement.

Session Three – Marketing in Action (8/28/18): Marketing in Action focuses on developing an “elevator speech” for your business and implementing both web marketing and social media marketing strategies.

Presenter:
Mark Gilboard, WESST Consultant and Trainer

To register, please visit the WESST website:  www.wesst.org

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August Investor Office Hours @ WESST
Aug
6
3:00 PM15:00

August Investor Office Hours @ WESST

New Mexico Angels & NMA Ventures Office Hours at WESST Albuquerque

Not sure what it means to take investment? What’s the difference between Angels and VC’s? Have a great idea for a start-up and not sure where to find funding? Come talk to us! We can help you figure out your options, or we can just chat about your cool ideas. Members of the New Mexico Angels and NMA Ventures will be in attendance to bounce ideas off of and to answer your questions.

NM Angel Office Hours will be held at WESST every first Monday of the month from 3pm – 5pm. No reservation is necessary – first come, first serve. WESST staff will be available to answer basic questions about starting or growing a business.

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INTERFACE New Mexico 2018
Aug
2
8:30 AM08:30

INTERFACE New Mexico 2018

  • Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

INTERFACE New Mexico 2018

IT Infrastructure is constantly changing, bringing more new challenges with it every day. From ransomware and the latest security threats, to needs for increased bandwidth and storage, it’s nearly impossible to keep up-to-date. Our conference is designed to help. We’ve assembled a combination of Best-in-Breed hardware and software solutions, along with local experts and organizations to help educate, advise and connect you to resources that can help you meet your goals.

Covering IT Infrastructure, BC/DR, IT Security, and Enterprise Communications, you’ll find presentations, panel discussions and exhibitors covering a variety of topics, as well as the latest innovations and best practices.

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Meet Up @ FatPipe ABQ:  Intro to Wordpress
Jul
30
to Aug 8

Meet Up @ FatPipe ABQ: Intro to Wordpress

This workshop is for beginners who want to learn about WordPress, a very popular content management system, used for websites and blogs. By the end of the workshop you will know how to set up, build, and manage a WordPress website. Although we will go over how to install WordPress, in the interest of time, we will use temporary installations already set up for everyone to use. You are welcome to use your own WordPress installation if you already have that set up.

This class will be taught over two weeks on Mon & Wed evenings:

CLASS FEE: $100 Class Fee covers ALL 4 classes on the following dates:

• Mon, July 30th from 5:30-7:30pm

• Wed, August 1st from 5:30-7:30pm

• Mon, August 6th from 5:30-7:30pm

• Wed, August 8th from 5:30-7:30pm

In this beginner's workshop we'll cover:

• installing WordPress

• the administration and management of your WP site

• managing comments, spam, security, widgets, and menus

• finding and installing themes and plugins

• bulk editing of pages/posts

• customization of themes.

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:

• Bring your laptop and charger (Wifi & power strips will be provided)

PREREQUISITES:

You do not need any prior experience with WordPress to attend. A basic understanding of HTML/CSS is helpful, but it is not necessary!

What to bring:

Bring a laptop, charger, and headphones with you.

 

NOTE:

If we have less than 5 people signed up for this class up to a week before the starting date, it may be postponed for a later date.

We are offering scholarships on a limited basis for students with financial need. Please complete our scholarship application if you are interested:

http://bit.ly/GDIABQScholarshipRequest

Contact:  Sonja Dewing
Email: sonjadewing@gmail.com

 

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1 Million Cups ABQ 7/25
Jul
25
8:45 AM08:45

1 Million Cups ABQ 7/25

Join us for our weekly talk with an entrepreneur, sharing the stories of their business: how they started and why, how they've managed to grow and the opportunities and challenges they've faced along the way - followed by a lengthy conversation with other entrepreneurs from our community.

Join us this week to hear from:
4 Directions Branding!

And... We will have a round of Hiring/Need A Job at One Million Cups. If your company is hiring, or if you are looking for a job, you will have the opportunity to make a 45-second pitch in front of the audience at One Million Cups.

We're also glad to continue to promote the 1 Million Cups App! If you haven't already, please download (for iPhone and Android) and plan to check in with us Wednesday.

 

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Join us for the 4th Annual Disruptech
Jul
12
11:30 AM11:30

Join us for the 4th Annual Disruptech

The Richard P. Feynman Center for Innovation at Los Alamos National Laboratory and the New Mexico Angels are pleased to present DisrupTech, a celebration of the disruptive technology created by the great minds of Los Alamos scientists.

At this signature innovation event, carefully selected entrepreneurial-minded scientists will present their ideas in the tech areas with the goal of introducing the latest groundbreaking technology from Los Alamos and their inventors to entrepreneurs, investors, regional leaders, policy makers, and industrial partners.

As a participant in DisrupTech, you will be the first to see and experience the work of these featured scientists, and have the first shot at engaging in tech transfer opportunities. This is a unique networking event; one that we hope will spark transformative relationships between Los Alamos and our many stakeholders!

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Investor Office Hours @ WESST
Jun
4
3:00 PM15:00

Investor Office Hours @ WESST

New Mexico Angels & NMA Ventures Office Hours at WESST Albuquerque

Not sure what it means to take investment? What’s the difference between Angels and VC’s? Have a great idea for a start-up and not sure where to find funding? Come talk to us! We can help you figure out your options, or we can just chat about your cool ideas. Members of the New Mexico Angels and NMA Ventures will be in attendance to bounce ideas off of and to answer your questions.

NM Angel Office Hours will be held at WESST every first Monday of the month from 3pm – 5pm. No reservation is necessary – first come, first serve. WESST staff will be available to answer basic questions about starting or growing a business.

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Taos Entrepreneurial Network's Featured Event
May
15
5:30 PM17:30

Taos Entrepreneurial Network's Featured Event

NM Angel Investors & Peacock Law Firm

Interested in learning more about equity investing? Trying to formulate an intellectual property strategy? Come learn about the equity ecosystem in New Mexico, with a special focus on Angel investing and Venture Capital. There will also be a discussion about copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and patents. Sponsored by the Regional Development Corporation, New Mexico Startup Factory, and NMA Ventures and facilitated by the New Mexico Angels and Peacock Law Firm.

 

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Tech Navigator's Beakers & Brews
May
10
5:30 PM17:30

Tech Navigator's Beakers & Brews

Tech Navigator's Beakers and Brews is a monthly event where scientists from our National Labs and Universities can practice presenting their innovations to other scientists, entrepreneurs and the community for supportive, real time navigation and feedback.  presentations are designed for a general audience - focusing on the opportunity of the technology, rather than the technical aspects. 

Selected presenters will be coached on how to pitch.  Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.  Presentations include slides and are 6 minutes with time for Q&A after.

Learn more or apply to present at www.TechNavABQ.com

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Investor Office Hours @ WESST
May
7
3:00 PM15:00

Investor Office Hours @ WESST

New Mexico Angels & NMA Ventures Office Hours at WESST Albuquerque

Not sure what it means to take investment? What’s the difference between Angels and VC’s? Have a great idea for a start-up and not sure where to find funding? Come talk to us! We can help you figure out your options, or we can just chat about your cool ideas. Members of the New Mexico Angels and NMA Ventures will be in attendance to bounce ideas off of and to answer your questions.

NM Angel Office Hours will be held at WESST every first Monday of the month from 3pm – 5pm. No reservation is necessary – first come, first serve. WESST staff will be available to answer basic questions about starting or growing a business.

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Investor Office Hours @ WESST
Apr
2
3:00 PM15:00

Investor Office Hours @ WESST

New Mexico Angels & NMA Ventures Office Hours at WESST Albuquerque

Not sure what it means to take investment? What’s the difference between Angels and VC’s? Have a great idea for a start-up and not sure where to find funding? Come talk to us! We can help you figure out your options, or we can just chat about your cool ideas. Members of the New Mexico Angels and NMA Ventures will be in attendance to bounce ideas off of and to answer your questions.

NM Angel Office Hours will be held at WESST every first Monday of the month from 3pm – 5pm. No reservation is necessary – first come, first serve. WESST staff will be available to answer basic questions about starting or growing a business.

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Special Angel Dinner
Mar
22
5:30 PM17:30

Special Angel Dinner

  • The Events Center at Sandia Golf Club (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Special Angel Dinner

Thursday, March 22, 2018

5:30pm - 8:30pm

The Events Center at Sandia Golf Club

 

Thanks to all who joined us at the Angels Annual Dinner last month. Typically our next dinner would not be until April, but we have a few deals that are too good to wait. 

 

We look forward to seeing you!

As always, dinner is free for current members

and sponsors, and $100 for guests.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/special-angels-meeting-tickets-43937351802

 

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Investor Office Hours @ WESST
Mar
5
3:00 PM15:00

Investor Office Hours @ WESST

New Mexico Angels & NMA Ventures Office Hours at WESST Albuquerque

Not sure what it means to take investment? What’s the difference between Angels and VC’s? Have a great idea for a start-up and not sure where to find funding? Come talk to us! We can help you figure out your options, or we can just chat about your cool ideas. Members of the New Mexico Angels and NMA Ventures will be in attendance to bounce ideas off of and to answer your questions.

Investor Office Hours will be held at WESST every first Monday of the month from 3pm – 5pm. No reservation is necessary – first come, first serve. WESST staff will be available to answer basic questions about starting or growing a business.

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Feb
15
5:30 PM17:30

New Mexico Angels Annual Dinner

  • The Events Center at Sandia Golf Club (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us as we celebrate our 19th year with our Annual Angel Dinner Meeting.

We will hear pitches from two companies seeking investment, and have five of our portfolio companies joining us with booths and updates.

We look forward to seeing you!

As always, dinner is free for current members and sponsors, and $100 for guests.

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Feb
8
8:30 AM08:30

Equity 202

Presented by the New Mexico Angels and sponsored by the Feynman Center at Los Alamos National Laboratories, New Mexico Startup Factory, and NMA Ventures.

Think you're ready for equity funding? Preparing to pitch to investors in the upcoming months?

Come learn about the equity ecosystem in New Mexico, with a special focus on Angels and VCs. We will also cover the various legal structures available to companies and identify which is best based on your funding strategy. We will review the due diligence process - what investors are looking for from you when they are considering investment. Finally, we will cover term sheets and other deal docs. All presented by active New Mexico investors and entpreneurs who have taken investment.

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